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Government of India: Legislative, executive and judiciary powers of India
The Government of India, often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of twenty eight states and eight union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic. The seat of the Government is located in New Delhi, the capital of India.


Amid China stand-off & Pak terror, govt dedicates December to armed forces [Video]

Amid China stand-off & Pak terror, govt dedicates December to armed forces

As border tension with China stretches on, the Government of India announced its decision to dedicate the month of December to the country's armed forces. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made the..

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Watch: Amit Shah's message to protesting farmers as they camp in Delhi, border [Video]

Watch: Amit Shah's message to protesting farmers as they camp in Delhi, border

Union Home Minister Amit Shah issued an appeal to farmers protesting in and near the national capital. He said that the Government of India is ready for talks with the agriculture minister having sent..

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COVID-19: Not in writing on how many doses GOI will purchase, says Serum Institute of India [Video]

COVID-19: Not in writing on how many doses GOI will purchase, says Serum Institute of India

Speaking on COVID-19 pandemic vaccine, Chief executive officer (CEO) of Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla on November 28 said as of now, the government of India has not given anything in..

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Cultural event organised in Srinagar as stress buster amid [Video]

Cultural event organised in Srinagar as stress buster amid

To refresh the mood amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of India (GoI) organised cultural event 'Jashan-i-Chilay Kalan' in Srinagar. It was organised by North Zone Cultural Center, Patiala and..

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We still don't have answers for doses, price for COVID vaccine: PM Modi [Video]

We still don't have answers for doses, price for COVID vaccine: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Chief Ministers via video-conferencing on Nov 24. He said, "Government of India is keeping a track of each step in vaccine development. We are in touch with..

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Rs 25,000 limit on Lakshmi Vilas Bank withdrawal irks customers after moratorium [Video]

Rs 25,000 limit on Lakshmi Vilas Bank withdrawal irks customers after moratorium

The Government of India placed Lakshmi Vilas Bank under moratorium for a month on the advice of the Reserve Bank of India. A limit of Rs 25,000 has been placed on withdrawals by customers. RBI has..

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Piyush Goyal extends Diwali wishes highlighting Centre's efforts to overcome COVID impact [Video]

Piyush Goyal extends Diwali wishes highlighting Centre's efforts to overcome COVID impact

Union Minister of Railways, Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on November 13 extended his to everyone for Diwali with the hope that coming year will be a good one. He said, "As representative of..

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COVID-19: India gifts ICU ventilators to Nepal [Video]

COVID-19: India gifts ICU ventilators to Nepal

According to Indian Embassy in Nepal, Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, on behalf of Government of India, handed over 28 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ventilators to Nepal's Minister for..

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Watch: Pakistan firing damages houses in J&K border villages; people fearful [Video]

Watch: Pakistan firing damages houses in J&K border villages; people fearful

Pakistani forces are targeting civilians in border areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Ceasefire violations by security personnel of the neighbouring nation have damaged houses in border villages. People say..

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Centre has constituted commission to tackle air pollution: Javadekar [Video]

Centre has constituted commission to tackle air pollution: Javadekar

To combat air pollution, Government of India has established a commission led by former Delhi chief secretary MM Kutty, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on November 06. "To combat air..

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Space technology Startup Company, Dhruva Space awarded with 'National Startups Awards 2020' [Video]

Space technology Startup Company, Dhruva Space awarded with 'National Startups Awards 2020'

Dhruva Space, a space technology Startup Company has been awarded with National award in 'National Startups Awards 2020', an initiative by the Government of India under its 'Start up India' program...

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Will not go ahead with peace deal without separate flag, constitution: NSCN-IM

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ED's summon to Farooq Abdullah shows extent of Centre's nervousness: Mehbooba Mufti

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WHO praises India's Aarogya Setu app, says it helped in identifying COVID-19 clusters

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India provides 1.54 billion rupees to Nepal as post-earthquake assistance: Indian Embassy

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China minutes away from reach of Indian fighter planes after this project takes off

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Farmers Bill will benefit small, medium farmers: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

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India hands over disaster relief material to Nepal

India on Sunday handed over a consignment of disaster relief material to Nepal for flood- and landslide-affected families, officials said. On behalf of the Government of India, Deputy Chief of Mission..
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Railways Minister Piyush Goyal reviews progress of DFCCIL, suggests incentives for contractors

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Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswamy writes to Modi to pay GST compensation

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Delhi: Lawyer uses banned Chinese app 'CamScanner' to file bail application in court, Judge objects

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Rahul Gandhi again criticises govt on Ladakh situation

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DU professor Apoorvanand instigated NE Delhi riots, monitored developments: Accused tells police

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UK, India agree on transport 'air bubbles' for international air connectivity

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One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

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'Won't appear for Chinese app against India': Ex-Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi refuses to represent TikTok in court

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Agreement for hydroelectric project in Bhutan signed in presence of EAM Jaishankar

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Rahul targets govt, PM for having no plan to defeat virus, as Covid cases surge past 5-lakh mark

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Covid-19 lockdown delays marriage of Pak bride and Indian groom; duo appeals to PM Modi for visa

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Union HRD minister felicitates IIT-D scientists for developing probe-free Covid-19 detection assay

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Mumbai-based lawyer files plea against China at International Criminal Court over failure to contain COVID-19 outbreak

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PM Narendra Modi urged to arrange special flights to the Gulf to bring back stranded Keralites

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Centre has approved eight medical colleges in J&K and Ladakh: MHA

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Siddaramaiah, Kumaraswamy booked for sedition over protest against I-T raids

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CBI is expected to act completely independent of government: Justice K M Joseph

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No illegal migrant will be allowed in India: Amit Shah

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India to contribute $5 million for Palestinian refugees this year

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